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parakeets

one of the bird groups known as typical parrots in the family Psittacidae. Small parrots with long tails and include the budgerigar.
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By the turn of the 19th century, the parakeets that Bowdish (1903:20-21) mentions in the mountains of mainland Puerto Rico near Lares would almost certainly have been some introduced species.
Virus was not shed into the water until 3 dpi by the sparrows and parakeets.
THERE'S an ECHO Wheel and the ECHO Arena, but did you know there's an ECHO Parakeet too?
There is no evidence parakeets are adversely affecting UK birds such as starlings or woodpeckers.
One Father's Day, when I was about 14 or so, the rest of the family came up with the grand idea of giving this 58-year-old man, a former Louisiana parish government president and later a state senator, a parakeet as a gift.
The British Trust for Ornithology says that scientific studies show parakeets lead to a fall in the population of nuthatches and there are concerns for willow tits and woodpeckers that compete with the tropical birds for nesting space.
Glen Morgan admires the parakeet that's been feeding in his garden (inset).
Others point the finger at rocker Jimi Hendrix, who freed two parakeets in London as a symbol of peace in the 1960s.
The bird, which he now believes was a parakeet, died two days after being delivered by a white van man with a Geordie accent.
Parakeets live for 30 years or more and are robust little creatures.
The ring-necked parakeet has even made it into the top 10 in some parts of London.
Dogs, cats, hamsters, and parakeets have a new way to combat anxiety and loneliness white their humans are out: DogCatRadio.